Washington Agenda-General News Events

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TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES holds its 2002 Legislative & Grassroots Mobilization Conference.

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: Omni Shoreham, 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-639-6419

WEB ADDRESS:afge.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: FEDERATION OF AMERICAN HOSPITALS holds its 2002 Conference & Business Exposition.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:30 a.m. - Plenary Session

W.J. ("Billy") Tauzin, R-LA, Chairman, Energy & Commerce Committee, U.S. House of Representatives

Sen. Kent Conrad, D-ND, Chairman, Budget Committee, U.S. Senate

William Schneider, Senior Political Correspondent, CNN

Tommy G. Thompson; Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services

New York City "Ground Zero" Hospital CEO Panel:

Michael A. Berman, M.D., Executive Vice President and Director New York Presbyterian Hospital

Mark G. Ackermann, Senior Vice President/Chief Corporate Services Officer St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center

Carlos Perez, Executive Director, Bellevue Hospital Center

6:30 p.m. - Chairman's Reception/Dinner featuring entertainer Mark Russell

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 412-531-9742


TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES holds its legislative conference themed "Homeland Security First Responders: Counties Secure America."

AGENDA: Highlight:

8:30 a.m. - Capitol Hill Sessions/Congressional Office Visits

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-42-4293.

WEB ADDRESS:naco.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CAMBRIDGE ENERGY RESEARCH ASSOCIATES holds a media briefing entitled "Energy Restructuring at a Crossroads."

WHO: The speakers are:

Larry Makovich, CERA Senior Director of North American Electric Power

Francis X. Shields, Accenture Partner, Competitive Energy Markets

Keith Mueller, Accenture Global Managing Partner, Utilities Industry Practice

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: The Willard Inter-Continental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Stacie McLain, 713-222-1600,

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Dr. Henry Kissinger discussing: "The 30th Anniversary of the Shanghai Communiqué."

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL TREASURY EMPLOYEES UNION holds its 2002 legislative conference.

AGENDA: Highlight:

9 a.m. -- Colleen Kelley, president NTEU

Kay Coles, director, Office of Personnel Management

Sen. John Kerry, D-MA

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: Holiday Inn -- Capitol Hill, 550 C Street SW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-783-444

WEB ADDRESS: nteu.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CONSUMER FEDERATION OF AMERICA AND BANK OF AMERICA hold a news conference releasing the findings of a national survey of consumer attitudes on spending, saving and debt repayment since the 9-11 attack.

WHO: The speakers are:

Stephen Brobeck, Executive Director, CFA

Lynn Reaser, Chief Economist, Banc of America Capital Management

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jack Gillis, 202-737-0766, or Terri Bolling, 410-547-5869

WEB ADDRESS: cfa.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ORGANIZATION ON FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME holds a news conference launching a public Awareness Campaign on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Ann Bradley, 301-443-0595

WEB ADDRESS: nofas.org

TIME: 11 a.m.


DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: 403 South Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-863-8148

WEB ADDRESS:democrats.org

TIME: 11:30 p.m.

EVENT: FRENCH-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE presents François Bujon de l 'Estang, Ambassador of France to the United States.

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: Willard Intercontinental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Elliott School of International Affairs will host Giampaolo Cantini, first counselor, Embassy of Italy, who will discuss some of the issues and problems facing the European Union as it develops a common immigration policy.

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: Elliott School Commons, Stuart Hall, Room 103, 2013 G Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-994-3087


TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: URBAN INSTITUTE First Tuesdays Forum on The Private Health Insurance Market: Treatable or Terminal?

WHO: The speakers are:

Marilyn Moon, Urban Institute

Linda Blumberg, Urban Institute

Mary Nell Lehnhard, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

Karen Pollitz, Georgetown Public Policy Institute

Ward Sanders, New Jersey Individual Health Coverage Program

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: Urban Institute, 2100 M Street N.W., 5th Floor, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-261-5709

WEB ADDRESS:urban.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Michael Gardner, a native Washingtonian, whose law firm represents corporations and associations involved in new technologies, programming, broadcasting, and wireless telephony, also teaches a course on telecom public policy at Georgetown University discussing Harry Truman and Civil Rights: Moral Courage and Political Risks.

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: ELI LILLY AND COMPANY holds a news conference.

WHO: The speakers are:

HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson

Sen. Evan Bayh, D-IN

Rep. Julie Carson, D-IN

Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

John H. Graham IV, Chief Executive Officer, American Diabetes Association

Sidney Taurel, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO, Eli Lilly

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency- Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-973-2937

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS holds an evening program with Rep. Henry Hyde, R-IL.

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 212-434-9536

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

TIME: 1:45 p.m.

EVENT: COALITION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF MEDICAL RESEARCH holds a briefing to discuss therapeutic cloning.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-MA,

Actor Christopher Reeve

Dr. Paul Berg, professor Stanford University

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: 216 Hart Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-833-0355

TIME: 2 p.m.


on "Powering The South: A Clean And Affordable Energy Plan."

WHO: The speakers are:

George Sterzinger, Executive Director, Renewable Energy Policy Project

Rita Kilpatrick, Executive Director, Georgians for Clean Energy

Stephen Smith, Executive Director, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy

Tom Kerr, Energy Supply and Industry Branch Chief, Office of Air and Radiation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Curtis Moore, Editor, Health & Clean Air Newsletter

Milton Farris, Chairman of the Board, Future Energy Resources Company (FERCO)

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: 124 Senate Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-628-1400

WEB ADDRESS:eesi.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents saxophonist Andrew White who is known for his world-class jazz.

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "What Is Globalization?" with Lord Robert Skidelsky of Tilton, biographer of John Maynard Keynes and professor of political economy at the University of Warwick in England.

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE INSTITUTION OF WASHINGTON holds a its Capital Science lectures presenting Wendy Freedman, staff scientist, The Carnegie Observatories Carnegie Institution of Washington discussing "NOVA'S Runaway Universe."

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: 1530 P Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS: carnegieinstitution.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: US HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE holds its 12th annual legislative conference. The conference presents an opportunity to discuss these priorities as well as other issues being considered within Congress and President Bush's Administration regarding small business.

AGENDA: Highlight:

Welcoming Reception

Jose Fourquet, Executive Director, Inter-American Development Bank

Antonio Vives, Deputy Manager, Private Enterprise and Financial, Markets, Inter-American Development Bank

J. Fernando Barrueta, President & CEO, Hispanic College Fund

Elizabeth Lisboa-Farrow, Chair, USHCC Board of Directors

Hector Barreto, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration

Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-TX

Rep. Robert Menendez, D-NJ

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: Inter-American Development Bank, 1300 New York Avenue, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-842-1212

WEB ADDRESS: ushcc.com

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: MARCH OF DIMES holds its 20th Annual Gourmet Gala. The evening commences with each "celebrity chef" serving a sample of a hors d'oeuvre prepared from his or her own recipe and tied to his or her state. Prizes are awarded during dinner, followed by dancing. The theme of this year's gala is "Marching Together for Healthier Babies."

WHO: The speakers are:

John (Elizabeth) Edwards and Mrs. David (Carolyn) Hobson

Gary D. Forsee, Vice Chairman, March of Dimes Board of Trustees and BellSouth Corp and President of BellSouth International, based in Atlanta.

Heloisa Sabin, wife of the late Dr. Albert B. Sabin--a pioneering researcher on viruses and viral diseases best known for developing the live-virus oral polio vaccine.

Celebrity chefs include:

Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham,

U.S. Senators John Breaux, Tom Daschle, Bryon Dorgan, Carl Levin, Richard Lugar, Mitch McConnell, Don Nickles, Richard Shelby, Ted Stevens, and John Warner; U.S. Representatives Robert Aderholt, Ken Bensten, John Boehner, Bob Clement, Michael Collins, John Dingell, Calvin Dooley, Richard Gephardt, Benjamin Gilman, Bart Gordon, Porter Goss, Sam Johnson, Joe Knollenberg, Ken Lucas, Richard Lugar, Dan Miller, Michael Oxley, Ed Pastor, James Sensenbrenner, Clay Shaw, John Tanner, Todd Tiahrt, Stephanie Tubbs Jones, and Tom Udall.

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: National Building Museum, 401 G Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-824-0111, ext. 16

WEB ADDRESS: marchofdimes.com

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Washington Post executives Leonard Downie, Jr. and Robert Kaiser discussing and signing copies of The News About The News: American Journalism in Peril, which reveals how good journalism is threatened by the changes in ownership over the past fifty years. The need to show profits has become more important than news. The trend is to give customers what they say they want rather than covering stories that may be considered boring (foreign policy) or irrelevant (accounting practices of corporations).

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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